Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Student Transitions - staff leaflet

A leaflet for staff outlining ten key ingredients of successful student transitions.

Students experience transitions as they move into, through and out of university and there are things that staff can do to help make these transitions easier. 

A leaflet for staff outlining the key ingredients of successful student transitions has been produced from an analysis of case studies and resources.  It outlines why student transitions are important and what makes a student transition easier.       

Download the Student Transitions quick guide leaflet (PDF)

It covers ten key ingredients of successful transitions:

  • Clarity from staff
  • Early preparation
  • Peer support
  • Belonging and community
  • Confidence
  • Role of responsibility
  • Resilience
  • Reflection
  • Recognition of diversity
  • Drawing on existing support